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Re: International Women's Day: (not) worth celebrating?

Bump this thread. Happy international women's day! Let's roll up our sleeves and conquer EF
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Re: International Women's Day: (not) worth celebrating?

FR- I think conquering EF would be harder than to conquer the world- but I am with you in spirit

Sadly my previous post is still very relevant and perhpas always will be.
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Re: International Women's Day: (not) worth celebrating?

Has anyone found the mystical gender gap in the meantime?
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Old 08.03.2016, 11:19
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Has anyone found the mystical gender gap in the meantime?


I think it's because men take more risks and kill themselves more often at earlier ages.
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Old 08.03.2016, 11:26
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I think it's because men take more risks and kill themselves more often at earlier ages.
From all the arguments why men allegedly earn more is this the least logical...
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And, sadly, so are my previous posts.

Another year, another day of posh white people patting themselves on the backs.

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Old 08.03.2016, 12:06
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Re: International Women's Day: (not) worth celebrating?

About 20 years ago there were (almost) violent demonstrations in Bern over pay equality. Some companies pay decent money, but I am sure you know that equal pay is still a dream for most ladies.
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Let me guess - a site run by men.

UNESCO also have complaints about gender equality in many parts of the world.

http://www.bbc.com/news/education-35745327

And this article shows the good and bad sides regarding attitudes towards women. Unfortunately, more bad than good.

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35660047
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Old 08.03.2016, 12:22
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Re: International Women's Day: (not) worth celebrating?

"Sexist attitudes are "rife" in school textbooks used in developing countries"

no shit... what do you expect of a developing country? they also throw their shit out of the window. if they have one. or a home for that matter.

watch out for sexism in textbooks though!
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Old 08.03.2016, 12:25
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From all the arguments why men allegedly earn more is this the least logical...


Sorry, my mistake, I thought you were referring to the lifespan and health gender gap.
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Let me guess - a site run by men.

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Yep, anti-fem...says it all
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Old 08.03.2016, 12:35
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Re: International Women's Day: (not) worth celebrating?

Let's bring this thoughtful thread on even keel and praise all the women worldwide on this glorious day

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The biggest single source of gender inequality is organised religion. Yet modern feminazis would rather solve their oppression by shouting about white men who compliment them on their looks.
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Old 08.03.2016, 12:54
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The biggest single source of gender inequality is organised religion. Yet modern feminazis would rather solve their oppression by shouting about white men who compliment them on their looks.
even worse, those feminazis abuse the suffering of those women that are genuinely oppressed to further their own agenda
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Old 08.03.2016, 12:56
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even worse, those feminazis abuse the suffering of those women that are genuinely oppressed to further their own agenda


Like these extremist actions:


http://www.aktivistin.ch/news/preisanpassung


not really helping the cause IMO
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Or when the "Women's Officer" at Cardiff University wanted to ban renowned feminist Germaine Greer from speaking at the university. For comments made about Caitlyn Jenner. You couldn't make this stuff up.

http://www.theguardian.com/education...-greer-lecture
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Old 08.03.2016, 13:17
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equal pay is still a dream for most ladies.
If that were true, why would anyone ever hire a man when they can get the same work done for less by a woman?

Wow, we could solve all of Switzerland's economic problems by firing all the men, and hiring all the women and paying them 30% less!

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About 20 years ago there were (almost) violent demonstrations in Bern over pay equality. Some companies pay decent money, but I am sure you know that equal pay is still a dream for most ladies.
Get off the cross - someone needs the wood.

Reality is that it's been well established why women will get paid less - children. The bulk of child care is still left to women, resulting in women earning less because their careers are adversely affected by not being able to focus on them, and men earning more as a result of provider sympathy.

If feminism really wanted to deal with the pay gap, it would tackle the perceptions and rights that mean that women are seen as the natural child carers and men providers. Problem is that to do so would mean women would need to sacrifice rights - the Tender Years doctrine (how custody is still treated de facto in most of Europe) would need to be abandoned if men were to be seen as equal child carers, for example.

Instead, measures such as quotas are the fashion nowadays where it comes to reaching equality - addressing a disadvantage, without sacrificing anything or addressing the cause of that disadvantage.

So, I don't have a lot of time for that kind of self-serving nonsense.
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Old 08.03.2016, 13:42
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Happy Women's Day indeed.

This year we are getting inspired by engaged embroidery.

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